Lords of the North

Lords of the North

Audiobook CD - 2007
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The third installment of Bernard Cornwell s bestselling series chronicling the epic saga of the making of England, like Game of Thrones, but real ( The Observer , London) the basis for The Last Kingdom , the hit BBC America television series.

After achieving victory at King Alfred s side, Uhtred of Bebbanburg is returning to his home in the North, finally free of his allegiance to the King or so he believes. An encounter with a vicious slave trader introduces Uhtred to Guthred, the self-proclaimed King of Northumbria. Curious about Guthred s astounding claim, Uhtred follows him north. But he soon discovers fate has another incredible surprise in store, and begins an unexpected journey that climaxes in the midnight siege of a city thought impregnable a dangerous seige that results in the forging of England.

Lords of the North is Bernard Cornwell s finest work yet a breathtaking adventure, but it also tells the story of the creation of English identity, as the English and Danes begin to become one people, appropriating each other s languages and, thrillingly, fighting side-by-side.

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Publisher: New York : Harper Audio, p2007.
Edition: Abridged.
ISBN: 9780061155789
0061155780
Branch Call Number: FIC
Characteristics: 5 audio discs (6 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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Additional Contributors: Glover, Jamie

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